Re: [Emerald] Serv-u

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Fri, 26 Mar 1999 20:56:26 -0800

Duane Schaub wrote:
> We were able to get the latest emerauth running, (File size of 91648) but
> found some interesting problems. If the user is overlimit, all writes to
> the ftp directory result in the file being truncated at 0 bytes. This is
> terrible as existing files are erased. This will continue to happen during
> the entire transfer even if the directory size drops below the max.
> Second - Where does the dll store the current dir size. I upped the limit
> on several user accounts, but had to restart serv-u to get the dll to
> re-read the limit. This sounds like a caching problem.
> After running for a day or so, we had a number of people say that when they
> logged in, they were dumped into the root dir and had write access. We
> have never had a problem with this on the old dll.

We have a new beta of EmerAuth that fixes both the root problem and the
overlimit problem. Mail me privately and I'll send it to you.

I'l have to look into the caching problem. I know the DLL does caching,
but I'm not sure how/when it expires the cache and if its configurable.

> I like the dir limit, but the emerald client does not hava a field to
> adjust this, so it must be done via sql.

I believe the latest Emerald 2.5 does have a place to set this for the

Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT
IEA Software, Inc.

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